How do they do that then?
Yesterday evening ‘Into the Blue’ and myself were talking about various things boat related, and came up with a question neither of us knew the answer to.
Much to Mrs Nashers delight I should add.
Having been to the Southampton boat show, we were discussing the bigger motor cruisers and super yachts, and to cut a long story short we’d like to know how they get the huge engines out, and replacement back in, if something goes wrong enough to require a replacement.
On smaller motor cruisers I’ve seen the deck is removable for access, but on many bigger boats the engines are buried deep inside the boat under cabins and below decks that really don’t look removable, or are part of the structural integrity of the boat.
Is anybody on here rich enough to have first hand knowledge of how these things happen?
I’m sure it’s the same on commercial boats as well, but maybe there isn’t so much of an issue slicing up the steel deck and welding a new one in when the work is over.
Perhaps the engines break down into smaller pieces, and would be built up in place.
I’m just concerned that when I place an order on the £10M Sunseeker I’m thinking of buying I will want the option of putting bigger engines in when I’m bored with its pathetically low fuel consumption.
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